Lead Supplier Quality Engineer Location: CheltenhamJob Type: Permanent, Full Time Due to a period of strong growth, we are now recruiting a Lead Supplier Quality Engineer at a world-leading Engineering company. The company is listed on the FTSE250 and works in the aerospace industry. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with Supplier Quality experience, in aviation or automotive (both in the ideal world), to join the team and demonstrate their knowledge and skills in managing supplier selection, on-boarding, development and performance. You will be responsible for - Supplier selection, on-boarding and developmentDrive quality improvement, resolve issues and manage supplier performance to improve quality and costSupplier qualification, action plans, audits, performance monitoring and problem resolution to improve standardsDevelop new solutions where possibleCommunicate project needs, approach and outcomes to team members and management when necessaryEnsure compliance to industry standards and certifications You will have the following- Proven experience in Supplier Quality ManagementExperience of APQP in an NPI environmentExperience in an aviation or automotive industry (both would be extremely favourable)Strong background in APQP implementation, ideally in an NPI environmentAbility to handle multiple projects simultaneouslyAbility to influence and lead othersExcellent problem identification and solving skills You will be joining a company with the commitment to produce only the highest quality and service, and strive for excellence in everything they do. In return, you will be rewarded with a competitive salary plus amazing benefits including life assurance, private medical assurance, childcare vouchers and a share ownership plan. The position will be based in Cheltenham, UK.